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-by-trade strategies. online, mobile, social media. we are thestreet.com. >> tech trifecta. a big night for technology as google, microsoft and ibm report earnings. we'll look at the winners and the losers. >>> stocks slide again. mixed earnings and a batch of economic numbers that missed projections drag down the major indexes. >> china's chief labor -- well, at least that was the case -- but as costs rise, are some u.s. manufacturers thinking about pulling out? all that and more tonight on the "nightly business report" for this thursday, april the 18th. good evening, everybody, and welcome. i'm bill griffeth in this week for tyler mathisen. suzy, it's clear that technology is going to set the tone for tomorrow, don't you think? >> three big tech names in the news tonight, google, microsoft and ibm. three huge technology companies all reporting latest quarterly earnings after the bell tonight with mixed results. the results are important given new concerns about slowing global economic growth. and a sharp decline in the sales of personal computers this year. the report set up a flurry of activity in
are inventive, creative, technologically brilliant, these bets are starting to backfire. meanwhile, other companies decide to focus here. this is -- remember the 310 million? and when their executives get it right, it's nothing short of magnificent. especially on one more ugly day like today. let's use the earnings reports just from this week to drive home the point. start with verizon, one of my absolute favorite companies, reporting outstanding growth, adding more than 600,000 subscribers and simultaneously getting each subscriber on average to pay more. pay more for the service because they're selling more smartphones, data hogs. incredible numbers. i can't believe that verizon has 93 million subscribers. that's almost one in three of all the people here. even better, verizon has nary a subscriber here or here. that means it can't disappoint, because if you have customers in this place or that place, they're letting you down! they're not buying! they're not doing what we thought they'd do. so verizon represents the best we have, domestic security growth, terrific balance sheet, and don
, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> suarez: rescuers worked in wet weather today to find survivors amid the rubble from the fiery explosion at a texas fertilizer plant last night. late today, authorities acknowledged there were fatalities but declined to confirm how many. earlier estimates ranged from five to 15 though there were reports the toll would go much higher. the cause of the fire and explosion is still not known; officials said today there's no evidence of foul play. a man using his cell phone captured the moment last night when the west fertilizer company plant exploded. that flattened buildings within a five blocks rand sent ockwes outiles around. >> i was actually picked up and th fy bout te end of m
of massachusetts institute of technology in cambridge, massachusetts, just a short drive away. again, we can tell you at least right now, nbc is reporting that the two suspects believed to be in this incident are the same two suspects that were fingered for the marathon bombings in boston on monday. we will follow pictures, we will, of course, follow news for you out of this and we will interrupt our guests and programming as needed to bring you those updates throughout the program this morning. in the meantime, let's get a check on how markets are trading. first, let's head out to singapore where li sixuan is keeping an eye on things. what can you tell us? >> indeed, thank you, kelly. a lot of green arrows in asia today as the greater china markets are indeed the stellar outperformer with the shanghai composite, the hang seng gaining some 2%. also, lots of speculation around a potential imminent widening of the u.n.'s trading ban. we saw technical rebound in financials and commodity plays, especially from the big aussie miners that were hit hard yesterday. metals soared almost 10% today. bhp bil
is the introduction of the new technologies. they are occurring very rapidly, changing how people are communicating. if they don't have the flexibility to make those changes, they are not going to be able to be competitive in the future. the postal commission could stay in place as a check against what they are doing. but unless they are given the flexibility i just don't see how they are going to deal to give their costs and alignment with evidence today that the postmaster general or to raise the rates, that wouldn't interfere with future businesses with a certain degree to lose business i'm assuming that you have taken all of that into consideration. is that right? >> you need the balance raising their rates. many of our suggestions go to cutting the cost. our point is that you need to bring costs and alignment with the revenues. so why not saying that you should be raising rates. you have to cut the cost first and dues great ability particularly for products where you are losing, not covered in your cost already as i mentioned in the articles and catalogs. but you have to balance those issues a
domestic savings but we still require at a margin, foreign investment, for that brings technology. that brings invasion, that brings better management skills and management management practices. it opens new markets for us. it introduces us to new products. that is the advantage of getting fdi. >> the texas explosion,s bots to-- boston investigation and the global economy when we continue. >> rose: funding for charlie rose was provided by the following:. >> rose: additional funding provided by these funders. and by bloomberg provider of multimedia news and information services worldwide. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. . >> rose: we begin this evening with the explosion at a fertilizer plant in west texas which is near waco. here is the explosion which took place last night. at last count five people have died and more than 160 injured. it produced ground motion equivalent to that of a magnitude 2.1 earthquake. the mayor of west said it felt as if a nuclear bomb had exploded. buildings within a five block rad yux
. companies that are helping find oil, that have sophisticated technology in the oil service area. we think the overall market is really still in a secular trading range that it has been in for the last 13 years and up at the upper boup drills of that. liz: john, are you spooked at all what seems years ago and it was earlier this week, the gdp of china missed estimates? it was lower than expected growth? and you still believe in commodities why? because a lot of chinese still need to be fed and need to build skyscrapers? what is the your focus here? absolutely. 7.7% gdp growth is still history high for most economies. clearly a little slower than was expected. they're going through some growing pains right now as they sort of shift from being a totally export driven economy to seeing the middle class expand. china this decade will probably see a tripling of its middle class from about 14%, to 43%. and that's an extremely powerful event. it is historic. and it is going on in the rest of the emerging world as well. david: scott, let me bring it back home for a second if i can. i will read off
strategy that combines personnel, the ground, and technology like drones to monitor the border. as far as interior enforcement, there will put in place a mandatory employment verification system, e-verify. and assistant to make sure e- verify is manageable and for employers and fraud-proof, to make sure people cannot make up social security numbers or work off stolen social security numbers. host: the gang of eight spoke yesterday on capitol hill. fourrepublicans and democrats. lindsey graham of south carolina addressed concerns that he has heard from his peers about the pathway to citizenship. [video clip] >> learn the language, as a civics exams, pay a fine, work, pass a criminal background check, half of my family would be excluded. this is no easy task. [laughter] i'm glad we are not applying it to ourselves. knowope is that america i is ready for immigration reform. you look at all the polls. if the congress ready to do something that we should have done a long time ago? i really believe we are. if you think the border can be better secured, we have an idea for you to consider. if
the country. the japanese participants also shared their latest green technologies. >> translator: japan has taken effective environmental protection measures. china should learn from its experience. >> chinese cities are often covered with smog known as pm2.5. they aring looking waits to help china cope with the problem. >>> reports suggest next week's eu meeting will see the lifting of many economic sanctions against myanmar. behind the likely move to go one step further are several factors, including myanmar's recent decision to allow the distbution of a nationally daily newspaper after more than 50 years of prepublication censorship. the country, however, will still not be allowed to import arms or law enforcement equipment that may be used to suppress myanmar's citizens. the meeting of eu foreign ministers is likely to call on myanmar to consolidate its path to democracy, looking at general elections due in 2015. that's the year in which democratic leader aung san suu kyi is aiming to assume myanmar's presidency. pakistan's high court has ordered the arrests of former president pervez m
and technology. - how much money can a blogger who you agree to represent make? - we have a number of bloggers who are making six figures. - wow. - yeah, it can be very lucrative. - now, it's not just writing down, "oh, my baby just burped, isn't that cute?" this is a full-time, hardcore job. - it's a full-time job. the ones who are making money have nannies, they are taking care of childcare, they create editorial calendars. it is a business. they have assistants, they have people helping them out, a full staff to handle ads. - almost an eight-hour-a-day job, in fact? - yeah, absolutely. - so how do you represent them, and what is it that companies want? they just want to have an ad on the site? - we represent them for content, so what it's called now is "native advertising." if you read the business pages - obviously you do - you see that term all the time, and that is what we do. so, we help bloggers to incorporate the brand story into their own organic content - fully disclosed, but in a way that's a lot more compelling. - so it's not really journalism. - it's not. some of the bloggers are
of each project such as location, construction technology and a purpose. the tower is a marvelous expression of mr. pally's -- commitment. please welcome cesar pally. [ applause ] >> this is a very important day for me today. i have been dreaming about this tower and the center for over 6 years. now, this is all going to be reality. i hope not for long we'll all gather here to celebrate the opening of the tower and the center. i have always loved san francisco. it's an incredible city. it's dynamic at the same time, it's gentle, it's an incredible place. we have designed the tower appropriate for this city. the tower will be a dynamic, elegant and very gracious. it will be building appropriate tower for this great city. now that it seems to be the tallest tower, but west of the mississippi, what a marvelous marker for this place. when you see it as a distance, this tower, you will know that the center is at it's space. when you arrive in san francisco from los angeles or san diego, you will be in this tower. so it's a marvelous combination to have the gateway to the city and the t
accuse the men of killing a security guard earlier at the massachusetts institute of technology in cambridge. police say the pair car jacked a vehicle after that to make their escape. reuters reports they kept the driver hostage for about a half hour. officers caught up with them in nearby watertown. they engaged in a gunfight. residents heard shots and explosions. after police captured one of the suspects, they announced he had died. boston political identified the man on the run as the one in the white hat. they say he is 19 years old. the dead suspect was 26 years old. the brothers had been in the united states for several years. >> we believe this to be a terrorist. a man that's come here to kill people. we need to get him in custody. >> remain in your home, we're going through doing a serge, please stay in your homes, do not come out. >> authorities say people in watertown and surrounding communities should stay in doors until they get the all clear. authorities have also shut down public transportation in the area. mit, harvard, and boston university have canceled lectures
effective defense of attribute may not be all of its radars and sensors and missiles and stealth technology and ability to fly it synthesized speech. it might well be the way it was designed to avoid budget cutters in washington. >> now a hearing on the justice department's 2014 budget request. attorney general eric holder testified before how supra-patient subcommittee for a little more than two hours. be attorney general holder we welcome you to the committee and thank you for appearing. i'm going to hold my questions until the very end because members have to catch planes and go out of town but i will have an opening statement to cover questions and concerns that i have. let me address the bombing attack at the boston marathon on monday. we know the fbi and the joint terrorist task force batf and its forensic specialists in all the federal state and local authorities are working nonstop to determine who carried out this barbaric act. let me assure you the subcommittee is ready to help in any way we can to help law enforcement against perpetrators and planners of this act of terror and in
of attribute may not be its radars and missiles and technology and ability to fight at super sized cities. it may be the way it has been designed to ease a budget cutters. more on sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's "q & a." >> in their documentary, "what's the catch?," rebecca levy and shelby stevens talk about seafood. iny are second prize winn this year's c-span studentcam competition. >> throughout the past few decades, the amount of damage to our water has increased exponentially. come to the salt water and oceans. it has become even more prominent than ever before. the fish that were healthy are not going extinct. each year, the u.s. consumes close to 5 billion tons of seafood. it is the third rank country for consuming fish. thecase of gone by since overuse of our country's natural resources. how can we sustain heating as many fish as we do without sustaining natural fish populations. table aren the dinner not always when you -- what you think they are. where is this fish coming from? the answers to this question fall into the hands of many fish workers. there are antibiotics used in f
.s. government information networks collectic intelligence and stealing technology. the same is true for our u.s. businesses and academia. there have been numerous press report of chinese cyber operation breaking to industrial control systems specific stories indicate that chinese actress penetrated the control system of a string of gas pipeline company to an extend they could have freely manipulated that. i'm interested to know the extend of china's cyber capability that could have a more direct impact on our security, if we were to find ourself in a crisis in the future. and although conflicts between the u.s. and china is a very, very remote proposal, can you address the china's cyber capability? if it would allow it to effectively attack our critical if it is excelled to o so. like wise, yount on whether you think china would be to be impair or ability to mobilize, deploy, and sustain military forces in the pacific from a cyberattack on infrastructure. that dod obviously depend on to move and supply our troops. >> in the time of -- let me -- if i could, senator, suggest we have a longer co
of their own people and continue to develop technology it is a matter of time before they have technology to reach us. do you agree with that? >> probably so. if they keep working at it and they have a single-minded focus focus, particularly the current leader may be more intensely than his father i think feels that is the key to their survival. >> i think that is a good honest assessment put them in the bucket of threats that the nation faces a capable of north korea with larger missiles and probably smaller bombs producing that is a reasonable threat we should plan against if nothing changes? >> i do blie that. >> syria. to give enough chemical weapons to kill thousands? >> potentially yes and that is very dependent on lots of things are the number of casualties that could be incurred in favor employee. >> but they have a lot that could killltofpele >> correct. that's another step. over the last six months as we are imposing sanctions and negotiating through the regime do they have more or less enriched uranium? >> we will get you the exact numbers enclosed context. >> can i say it is m
as technology and people become more savvy? what are we doingak c protect ourselves from things tt are chemical, biological, and radiological? >> gen 3 is undergoing an assessment as to whether it will ultimately be it for the money we are putting into it. rather than head into a large aqueous vision -- a large acquisition, there are enough problems with it that our acquisitions review board has asked for an individual assessment that is on a timeline. there is carryover money that can be deployed. it is really a matter of let's make sure that he forward to a large acquisition, we really know what we are doing and what we are getting. or have been problems with the gen 3.tages of jen -- one i would point to is a major whicht by the president is that national bio facility in kansas. we have been for a long time we knew -- need a new level for lab. they kansas legislature has agreed to put in roughly $300 million. we put in 700 million or so for the facility. -- if this is approved and appropriated, we can begin to structure and of a major lap and be done by 2020. i think long-term infrastructure
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plan calls for more security strategy that combines personnel, the ground, and technology like drones to monitor the border. as far as interior enforcement, there will put in place a mandatory employment garrett overification system, e-verify. and assistant to make sure e- verify is manageable and for employers and fraud-proof, to mae people cannot make up social security numbers or work off stolen social security numbers. st: the gang of eight spoke yesterday on capitol hill. four republicans and four democrats. lindsey graham of south carolina addressed concerns that he has heard from his peers about the pathway to citizenship. [video clip] >> learn the language, as a civics exams, pay a fine, work, pass a criminal background check, half of my family would be excluded. this is no easy task. [laughter] i'm glad we are not applying it to ourselves. i knowe is that america is ready for immigration reform. you look at all the polls. if the congress ready to do something that we should have done a long time ago? i really believe we are. if you think the border can be better secured, we h
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